Tyler Austin’s breakout season has earned him a ticket to Tampa (Photo Credit: Charleston Riverdogs Official Website).
Some of the New York Yankees top organizational prospects took another big step towards the Major Leagues tonight, earning promotions to their next respective levels. For others, their dreams took a huge hit as they were slapped with demotions that some may never recover from.
Three of my top five prospects from Memorial Day were moved from Charleston to Tampa – OFs Mason Williams and Tyler Austin, and C Gary Sanchez. Williams and Sanchez were considered to be two of the top 100 prospects in baseball entering the season, and Austin’s breakout season certainly has him gaining fast. He is the lone Futures Game representative from the Yankees.
With those transactions came the news that a pair of All-Stars for High-A Tampa were moving up to Trenton. OF Rob Segedin and C J.R. Murphy received notice that they’ll be joining the Thunder. OF Neil Medchill will...